Category: Travel

Sunset Spots Booming in Popularity

Eliza Cusack With warm summer nights and longer hours of daylight approaching us, here are some of the best spots to pack a picnic and some after work drinks and watch the sunset over Sydney’s beautiful harbour.  Larkin Street Lookout, Waverton This beautiful lookout is only a 10-minute walk from Waverton station. Located at the Waverton Peninsula Reserve, the lookout offers stunning postcard views, especially after sunset when the city’s skyscrapers light up the skyline.  Observatory Hill, Wynyard Arguably the best spot in Sydney to watch the sunset, the lookout from Observatory Hill never disappoints. With direct views of...

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South Coast Getaway

Andrew Mevissen I’m certain if our hotel room was any closer to the sea it would be classed as a cruise ship cabin. Our room even boasts a balcony hovering over the waves, just like on cruise liners. And it’s on that sun-kissed balcony that we’re ensconced in our deck chairs, fixated on the mesmerising view. But it’s hard to know what to focus on – the waves caressing the clifftops just metres below or our resort’s uber-cool infinity pool with its inviting water seamlessly melting into the Pacific. So, this is how the other half lives? Our heavenly...

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Beautiful Bathurst: Sydney Observer’s Guide

Tayla Foster Are you feeling stuck in the busy buzz of city life? Do you fight the urge to pack up the car and escape to the country? Why not enjoy the wide open plains and smoke-free country air with a trip two hours south to the tidy and historical town of Bathurst. The well-known town of Bathurst is located on the Macquarie River 207 kilometre’s south west of Sydney along the Great Western Highway. Being one of Australia’s oldest inland cities, the famous town has countless historical sites, buildings and monuments to visit, all the while sipping on...

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Why a Country-side Escape is the Best Idea

Eliza Cusack Having recently been on a farm getaway up the coast for a couple of days, I couldn’t believe how relaxing it was to escape from the craziness that Sydney often brings with it. There’s something about being completely secluded and having cows as your main company that really brings you back to the present moment. With current COVID restrictions meaning we most likely won’t be holidaying outside of NSW for a while, why not make the most of the beautiful rural landscape for a change. BOWRAL: Bowral is one of the most picturesque towns less than an...

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The Entrance

Tayla Foster With the borders on strict lockdown the thought of a weekend getaway or even a well-deserved break seems further and further out of reach. Why not travel within the NSW border? Why not see the beauty within your own state before venturing out of it? A popular holiday destination that has been the playing the happy medium between a camping and hiking holiday as opposed to a coastal summer destination is The Entrance. For over 40 years families, friends and couples have visited this destination for some hard-earned R&R, experiencing the best of summer and winter activities....

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